The Farm Dirt
News from Bartlett's Farm 
May 6,  2015
Now Open Sundays!
8am-6pm Every Day
Coming Soon!
Organic kale is just a few days from harvest! Follow us on social media (links at the bottom of this email) to find when it will be available in the market.
Here Now!
We are proud to partner with Jeff + Joan of Nantucket Fresh Catch to bring you a beautiful selection of fresh seafood. Find them right next to the deli case. They have organic salmon, Maine halibut, beautiful tuna and more!
Free Raw Bar + Wine Tasting!
On Friday from 4-6pm Jeff + Joan will be shucking oysters and littlenecks and we'll be sampling some delicious wines to accompany them. Join us!
Farm Talk this Saturday
10 am in the Hayloft

Cate Raphael will present an introduction to the 7 Chakras - which are the energy centers through which in which energy flows in our bodies.
She will be explain their location, color, what body parts and functions in life they are in charge of... and how to keep them healthy and happy.

This talk is free and open to everyone.
Free coffee, tea and farm-baked goodies will be available.

Organic Herb + Vegetable Starts are Here
The weather is warming up and it's time to start thinking about your edible gardens... once you've tilled and amended the the soil we have beautiful, certified organic plants ready to go in the ground.
Let our Blooming Creations team design a beautiful pot or window box
Our talented team of plant + design experts will create the perfect pot or planter based on your needs... shade or sun, colorful or monochromatic, decorative or edible (or both!).
Call (508) 228.9403 or stop by the garden center to learn more.
Spring and Summer CSA Memberships
If you want to eat local this summer here is the best way to do it... sign up for our spring or summer CSA. You'll receive enough freshly harvested, farm grown produce to feed a family of 4 every week. Plus fun recipes to try out! You'll be the first to receive any new or specialty items that the farmers grow this year... all hand-selected just for you. Click here for our Spring CSA in June or our Summer CSA that runs July through September.
Pansies are 50% Off
Add some color to your spring garden with these beautiful farm grown annuals. While supplies last.
A Treat for Mom
The kitchen has created a beautiful little box of goodies to show mom how much she is appreciated! Included are chocolate dipped strawberries, petits fours and some amazing gooey truffles. Find them at the deli counter on Saturday.
Not sure what to get?  Moms always appreciate a gift card from Bartlett's Farm.  You can pick one up right at the market. 
Some new products we are excited about
Stash Tea
The easy, portable way to make iced tea... no brewing necessary, just add to cold water. Also available in Green, Blueberry + Lemon Ginger.
Blake Hill
A beautiful Vermont-made product that is created using less sugar and more fruit for a healthier everyday treat. Other flavors include Raspberry + Hibiscus, Peach + Ginger and Orange, Lime + Ginger.
California Olive Ranch Olive Oil
California-grown, non-GMO, first cold press olive oil - perfect for everyday meals.

I Can See Clearly Wow!
All natural, unscented glass cleaner. Not tested on animals, safe for waterways + marine life - perfect for Nantucket! Beside glass it works great on mirrors, plexiglass, tinted windows, light fixtures, chrome + acrylic.
La Nina Chips
Handcrafted, preservative free tortilla chips produced in Massachusetts from non-GMO corn.
Bee Happy Honey is back on the shelves!
New this year - two 'vintages' - one from the hives near town, and one from Windswept Cranberry Bogs. Eat Local!
Got Housing?
Do you have a house or room to rent to a
responsible Bartlett’s Farm employee?
We’ve identified a number of bright, qualified and mature prospective employees but don’t have enough of our own housing for all of them!
We are interested in assisting our employees in renting a house or helping them find rooms or host families on island.
We will work with you to find the right fit for your housing situation.
If you have a house or room to rent please:
email Laura Steele  or call her at 508-228-9403 x26
Dinners to go
Mondays -  Curry with basmati rice $14.99 ea
Tuesdays - Prime Rib and two sides $16.99/lb
Thursdays - Lamb and two sides for $14.99/lb
Fridays - a different delicious dinner every week

All start at 4:00 and last until they are gone!
Upcoming Events

May 16 @ 10am  - Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils presented by Ruth Blount, Sunny Daily + Rachel Dixen

May 23 @ 10am  - Natural Pest Control for your Garden presented by Andrew Spollett

June 30th - Farm to Table Dinner
Tickets are still available for our first dinner of the summer in the garden center under the stars. Click here to reserve your tickets
Here's Chef Neil's menu:

Spring Sugar Snap Pea & Chopped Egg Salad
farm scallions, preserved lemon, radishes, Pecorino cheese, toasted pine nuts, organic herbs, grape seed vinaigrette

Beet and Strawberry Salad
 hints of farm grown arugula, julienne raw beets, farm grown strawberries, slivered red onions, raspberry vinaigrette

Warm Spring Orzo
organic thyme, fresh peas, asparagus, mushrooms, chives, scallions, aged Crystal Cheddar,  Parmesan cheese

Pan Seared Halibut
organic herb salsa verde, lemon olive oil, tomato + garlic confit

Farm Bean Medley
farm grown beans, julienne carrots, sautéed mushrooms, organic herbs + butter

Farm Made Corn Sponge Cake
lavender + mint butter cream, fresh strawberries